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Sunday Stealing: The Green Meme

It's now Tuesday but better late than never.

1. What is your current obsession? the English countryside!
2. What’s a good coffee place? in front of my pc
3. Who was the last person that you hugged? my son
4. Do you nap a lot? when not sticking my nose on the computer
5. Tonight, what’s for dinner? shrimp balls, fried tuna with kentucky beans and grape juice
6. What was the last thing that you bought? dinner
7. What is your favorite weather? 28 degrees C, clear blue skies
8. Tell us something about one blogger who you think will play this week? she's very busy
9. If you were given a free house that was full furnished, where in the world would you like it to be? definitely in the English countryside!
10. Name three things that you could not live without. my son, internet, my dog
11. What would you like in your hands right now? an assault helicopter
12. What’s one of your guilty pleasures? eating alone at expensive restaurants
13. What would you change or eliminate about yourself? Being not assertive enough sometimes
14. As a child, what type of career did you want? a nun. the habit intrigued me
15. What are you missing right now? the company of cousins my age
16. What are you currently reading? anything on the net
17. What do you fear the most? becoming a bottled pear in Bangkok
18. What’s the best movie that you’ve seen recently? Sense and Sensibility
19. What’s your favorite book from the past year? Harry Potter 7
20. Is there a comfort food from your childhood that you still enjoy? none
Play along here.


Improbable Joe said…
Assault helicopter? But where would you park it?
Hazel said…
in some helipad you are not allowed to know, lol!
Arlene said…
lingaw zel no?!

nice answers.

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